Natural Sciences and Engineering
Dean: Prof Sindhu Radhakrishna
The School covers research in the fields of complex systems, ecology and conservation biology, and energy and the environment. Current research interests of the faculty include nonlinear dynamics and its application to physical and biological problems; mammalian behavioural ecology, human-animal studies, human-wildlife conflict, human and non-human cognitive decision making, and science communication; climate change mitigation, renewable energy, nuclear power, energy systems modelling and equitable energy access.
- Junior Research Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant (Complex Systems Programme) New
- PhD Student / Junior / Senior Research Fellow / Post-Doctoral Fellow (Energy and Environment Research Programme) New!
Raj, B. & U Mudali, K., 2017. Sensor Science and Technology, New Delhi: Narosa Publishers Ltd. Available at: http://www.narosa.com/books_display.asp?catgcode=978-81-8487-418-1.
Karthik, V., Kasiviswanathan, K.V. & Raj, B., 2017. Miniaturized Testing of Engineering Materials, New York: CRC-Press, Taylor and Francis Group. Available at: https://www.crcpress.com/Miniaturized-Testing-of-Engineering-Materials/Karthik-Kasiviswanathan-Raj/p/book/9781482263916.
Gangopadhyay, A. & Salk Kristle Nathan, H., 2017. Institutional Rooftop solar: NIAS Experience with a 100 KWP Solar System. , SP8, p.44. Available at: http://eprints.nias.res.in/1223/.
Bagla, P. & Binoy, V.V., 2016. Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology: Lessons from India, Springer.
Pai, M.A. et al., 2016. Small signal analysis of integrated power systems, New Delhi: Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. Available at: http://www.narosa.com/books_display.asp?catgcode=978-81-8487-553-9.
Kulkarni, S.Sudhir, 2016. India's Decision Making on Cross-Border Natural Gas Pipelines (1989-2012). Strategic Analysis, 40(5), pp.405-424. Available at: http://eprints.nias.res.in/1154/.
Hongray, T. & Balakrishnan, J., 2016. Dynamics of bow-tie shaped bursting: Forced pendulum with dynamic feedback. Chaos: An interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 26 (123107 ). Available at: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/chaos/26/12/10.1063/1.4971411.
Gupta, S. & Sinha, A., 2016. Not here, there! Possible referential gesturing during allogrooming by wild bonnet macaques, Macaca radiata. Animal Cognition. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10071-016-1012-3.
Sharma, N. et al., 2016. Watering holes: The use of arboreal sources of drinking water by Old World monkeys and apes. Behavioural Processes, 129, pp.18-26. Available at: http://eprints.nias.res.in/1146/.
Kulkarni, S.Sudhir & Salk Kristle Nathan, H., 2016. The elephant and the tiger: Energy security, geopolitics, and national strategy in China and India’s cross border gas pipelines. Energy Research & Social Science, 11, pp.183 - 194. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629615300621.
Iyengar, S.V., Balakrishnan, J. & Kurths, J., 2016. Impact of climate change on larch budmoth cyclic outbreaks. Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 6(27845). Available at: http://www.nature.com/articles/srep27845.
Gangopadhyay, A. et al., 2016. Wind and solar energy for reducing electricity deficits in Karnataka. Current Science, 111(5), pp.796-807.
Iyengar, S.V., Balakrishnan, J. & Kurths, J., 2016. Co-existence of periodic bursts and death of cycles in a population dynamics systems. Chaos, 26, pp.093111-15. Available at: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/chaos/26/9/10.1063/1.4962633.
Chakravarty, S. & Ahuja, D.R., 2016. Bridging the gap between intentions and contributions requires determined effort. Current Science, 110 (4). Available at: http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/110/04/0475.pdf.
Srikanth, R. & Raj, B., 2016. Industrial smoke levels are rising rapidly. Does India have a combat plan?. The Indian Economist.
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- Understanding The Role of ‘Student Networks’ in Creating Awareness About Environment, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Rural and Socio- Economically Marginalized Areas (WASH): http://www.nias.res.in/wash/
- 26 Apr 2017 NIAS Wednesday Discussion: "Reaching Out: Intentional and Referential Multimodal Communication between Wild Bonnet Macaques and Humans" by Anindya Sinha, Lecture Hall, NIAS, 0930 hrs
- 6 Apr 2017 to 8 Apr 2017 Inclusive Manufacturing Forum: Organized by BRICS, DST, NIAS, IISc and Cranfield University
- 1 Feb 2017 NIAS Wednesday Discussion: “Dying in Silence: A Study on Mortality-Morbidity Gap in India”, By Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, Lecture Hall, NIAS, 09.30hrs
- 13 Jan 2017 NIAS Public Lecture: "Post-Brexit British Politics in Historical Perspective," by Andrew Thorpe, Lecture Hall, 1600 hrs
- 11 Jan 2017 NIAS Public Lecture, "Ganga-Kaveri Samvad: Multilingual Dance dramas and cultural pluralism at the Thanjavur Maratha court," by Indira Viswanathan Peterson, at 1600 hrs, Lecture Hall, NIAS
- 14 Dec 2016 NIAS Wednesday Discussion Meeting:“Science and Society: Boon or bane for wildlife conservation” by Sindhu Radhakrishna, Lecture Hall, 0930 hrs
- 7 Dec 2016 NIAS Wednesday Discussion: "An Integrated Approach to Energy and Environment Policy for India" by Dr. R Srikanth, JRD Tata Auditorium, 0930 hrs
- 19 Oct 2016 NIAS Wednesday Discussion: "Risk Assessment and Management - An Approach" by Prof. R. Srikanth, Lecture Hall, 0930 Hrs
- 5 Oct 2016 NIAS Wednesday Discussion Meeting:“Integration of Renewables in the Indian Grid” by Shoibal Chakravarty, Lecture Hall, 0930 hrs
- 8 Jul 2016 NIAS Public Lecture: "Flow computations and their relation with complex systems and cognition"